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Stray Dog (1949) -- (Movie Clip) Just Give Me A Hint The frustration and exhaustion of detective Murakami (Toshiro Mifune) is paplaable, as he pursues the notorious woman pickpocket Ogin (Teruko Kishi) through the sweaty streets of Tokyo seeking his stolen pistol, in Akira Kurosawa's Stray Dog, 1949.
Ikiru (1952) -- (Movie Clip) Open, This Stomach Belongs To... Credits and the memorable opening sequence introducing Takashi Shimura as the bureaucrat Watanabe, from Akira Kurosawa's acclaimed Ikiru, 1952.
Ikiru (1952) -- (Movie Clip) There Seems To Be A Deeper Issue Mournful bureacrat Watanabe (Takashi Shimura), hanging in a sakè bar on a quasi-bender because of his terminal cancer diagnosis, has just offered his spare sedatives to a hard-drinking novelist (Yunosuke Ito), who was ranting about having run out, in Akira Kurosawa’s Ikiru, 1952.
Ikiru (1952) -- (Movie Clip) It's A Mild Ulcer Lonesome Watanabe (Takashi Shimura) realizes what the audience already knows, about his stomach cancer, with an obfuscating doctor (Masao Shimizu) in Akira Kurosawa's Ikiru, 1952, music by Fumio Hayasaka.
Stray Dog (1949) -- (Movie Clip) I Have No Excuse Ending director Akira Kurosawa's opening credits, framed entirely over a tight shot of a panting dog, working from his own unpublished novel, based on a real incident, introducing distraught detective Murakami (Toshiro Mifune) who's lost his gun, in desolate post-war Tokyo, in Stray Dog, 1949.
Seven Samurai, The (1954) -- (Movie Clip) Got A Problem, Gramps? As the grandfather (Toranosuke Ogawa) tries to explain the villager's fears to Kambei (Takashi Shimura), Kikuchiyo (Toshiro Mifune) figures a way to get their attention, in Akira Kurosawa's The Seven Samurai, 1954.
Seven Samurai, The (1954) -- (Movie Clip) Don't Waste Your Life The master Kambei (Takashi Shimura) and his would-be colleague (Ko Kimura), beginning their recruiting mission, watch as Seiji Miyaguchi (as Kyuzo), who had never handled a sword before, performs his introductory scene in Akira Kurosawa's The Seven Samurai, 1954
Seven Samurai, The (1954) -- (Movie Clip) He's Still Following Us Kikuchiyo (Toshiro Mifune) taunts his would-be comrades, en route with the peasant farmers to their village, and stages a fishing demonstration in Akira Kurosawa's The Seven Samurai, 1954.
Seven Samurai, The (1954) -- (Movie Clip) Stop Crying! Kambei (Takashi Shimura) and Kikuchiyo (Toshiro Mifune) offer differing comments at the funeral for the fallen Samurai Heihachi, which is interrupted as the bandits attack, in director Akira Kurosawa's The Seven Samurai, 1954.
Seven Samurai, The (1954) -- (Movie Clip) I'm Just A Monk The ruffian Kikuchiyo (Toshiro Mifune) and the protegè Katsushiro (Ko Kimura) watch the master Kambei (Takashi Shimura), disguising himself as a monk, rescue a hostage child, early in Akira Kurosawa's The Seven Samurai, 1954.
Seven Samurai, The (1954) -- (Movie Clip) There Are 13 Left Takashi Shimura (as Kambei) issues orders and directs archers, while Toshiro Mifune (as Kikuchiyo) leads swordfighters, as the Samurai and the villagers face the bandits in this portion of the climactic battle sequence from Akira Kurosawa's The Seven Samurai, 1954.